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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Bus-1809 » Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:08 pm

Zidanehartono wrote:The 3:28 and 3:41 210 arvo trip to Thronlie seems to be operated by B7RLE's rather than the usual OC's.


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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Squiddy » Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:12 pm

2906 and 2907 delivered to Mandurah
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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Pinza » Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:24 pm

1743 has been in service at Mandurah recently, 1744 not sighted in service but in yard.
Also seems to have been some temporary movements locally with several Mandurah NHs on Rockingham services.

I Couldn't make the NH tour so can someone please post some pics and maybe run down of what the day was like?

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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Squiddy » Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:43 am

2801 - 2804 are all at Welshpool Truck this afternoon
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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Zidanehartono » Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:39 pm

TP3067 was seen doing the 7:20AM 206 trip to Cannington Station. Was empty from what I've seen when i get on it at Thornlie but i do have videos of it.
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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Bus-1809 » Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:32 am

1655 seen on Tuesday, not refurbed. I've a feeling that seeing as this was a later delivery to replace 1610, it may not get refurbished until a bit later down the line. I believe this will be the same for the remaining Gosnells units (1435-1439 and 2013-2018).

1524, 1525, 1528 and 1529 all look to have been withdrawn too.
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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Squiddy » Thu Aug 16, 2018 10:02 am

Bus-1809 wrote:1655 seen on Tuesday, not refurbed. I've a feeling that seeing as this was a later delivery to replace 1610, it may not get refurbished until a bit later down the line. I believe this will be the same for the remaining Gosnells units (1435-1439 and 2013-2018)


I agree, I saw 1655 on Monday proudly wearing its old livery too. For now they're focusing on the Rockingham units with 1946-1948 and possibly 1949 all away right now. Pretty sure Rockingham has all of the 2007 OCs that are yet to be refurbed, the 1940s-1962 and the four RCCTS buses
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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Squiddy » Fri Aug 17, 2018 7:46 pm

2908 is at Mandurah

2801/2802 are in service at Shenton Park

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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby pasha241 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 7:50 pm

is any people know where is 2355-2356, 2358 at. is it at welshpool or kalamunda because i saw them today doing 3x and 75 at city

not only that but 2323 was also move from bayswater either to malaga or welshpool. Saw it doing 960 at 3pm around Kent ST

that would mean bayswater has lost 2323, 2355-2356, 2358
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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Off The Rails » Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:54 pm

2323 is still at Bayswater - every Path depot does 960 running (I think Kalamunda has the least amount of trips), while 2355, 56 and 58 have made the move up to Kalamunda to replace some NH's.

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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby pasha241 » Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:06 pm

Off The Rails wrote:2323 is still at Bayswater - every Path depot does 960 running (I think Kalamunda has the least amount of trips), while 2355, 56 and 58 have made the move up to Kalamunda to replace some NH's.

Cheers! :wink:


ok thx. tbh i dont know that kalamunda do 960 but i remember bayswsater that do 960 1 shift which was at 4.30pm last year when some NH at bayswater still at service

btw which bus are now at malaga, bayswater, kalamunda and welshpool
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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Bus-1809 » Sat Aug 18, 2018 12:12 am

2323 has actually been transferred back to Malaga.

2355/6/8 are at Kalamunda, to give them a straight run of buses. I believe 2357-2362 have also gone back up the hill too.
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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Pinza » Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:14 pm

......Rockingham units with 1946-1948 and possibly 1949 all away right now. Pretty sure Rockingham has all of the 2007 OCs that are yet to be refurbed, the 1940s-1962 and the four RCCTS buses[/quote]


1945 seen out last weekend and 1935-1937 also seem to have turned up at Rockingham
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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Squiddy » Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:34 am

Pinza wrote:......Rockingham units with 1946-1948 and possibly 1949 all away right now. Pretty sure Rockingham has all of the 2007 OCs that are yet to be refurbed, the 1940s-1962 and the four RCCTS buses


1945 seen out last weekend and 1935-1937 also seem to have turned up at Rockingham


So close! I've been told that 1934, 35 and 37 are at Rocko to cover the buses that are away for refurb, 1936 is still at Freo :P

1945 has been back from refurb for three weeks now, I haven't seen it but would say 46 is back by now as well
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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Pinza » Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:52 pm

Squiddy wrote:
Pinza wrote:......Rockingham units with 1946-1948 and possibly 1949 all away right now. Pretty sure Rockingham has all of the 2007 OCs that are yet to be refurbed, the 1940s-1962 and the four RCCTS buses


1945 seen out last weekend and 1935-1937 also seem to have turned up at Rockingham


So close! I've been told that 1934, 35 and 37 are at Rocko to cover the buses that are away for refurb, 1936 is still at Freo :P

1945 has been back from refurb for three weeks now, I haven't seen it but would say 46 is back by now as well



Thanks squiddy. I definatly saw 1936 the other day but it was on a 548 so it was probably just borrowed for the day.
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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby sylar » Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:36 pm

1363 has been refurbished
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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Squiddy » Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:38 pm

Pinza wrote:
Thanks squiddy. I definatly saw 1936 the other day but it was on a 548 so it was probably just borrowed for the day.


Interesting...In that case who knows?

And on a related note 1946 is back from refurb spotted it today :)
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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Pinza » Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:18 pm

Squiddy wrote:
Pinza wrote:
Thanks squiddy. I definatly saw 1936 the other day but it was on a 548 so it was probably just borrowed for the day.


Interesting...In that case who knows?

And on a related note 1946 is back from refurb spotted it today :


Anyone know how long it takes to do a refurb and what’s involved. They seem to knock them out very quickly
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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Squiddy » Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:39 am

Squiddy wrote:
Pinza wrote:Interesting...In that case who knows?

And on a related note 1946 is back from refurb spotted it today :



Anyone know how long it takes to do a refurb and what’s involved. They seem to knock them out very quickly


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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Bus-1809 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 6:07 pm

No mechanical work is done during refurb. All mechanical work is done in house at the depot. Takes about 2-3 weeks from memory.

Here's a freshly refurbed 1363, taken on Tuesday afternoon while it was running a 31 Tango:
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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Squiddy » Fri Aug 24, 2018 2:33 am

Just for easy comparison, here's a pre-refurb OC

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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Bus-1809 » Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:42 am

Cracking shot of 1424 there, Squiddy!
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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby Bus Suggestions » Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:11 am

B-Set 118 in service, coupled to Set 97 today.
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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby os91 » Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:25 pm

1744 was seen on route 114 the other day, and at Fremantle on a 148 this evening.
http://perthbus.info/report.php?vid=TP1744# says it's been decommissioned, but it is definitely still out there carrying passengers around...
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Re: PTA / Transperth & Private Observations - 2018

Postby sylar » Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:13 am

1196 was seen on route 910 yesterday at EQ Bus Station
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